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VOL. 3.1 HOIER, LA., WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 1880. ( NO. 40.
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usiness advertisements of reater length
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t special rates as published above. as
pecial notioes 90 cenat per lie. -
poeral tesices of lass than ten lines,
sad marriage sad religious notioes inserted
Job-work ezecuted ina the aeatest style. to
eud't reasonable prices. Ct
Algast , 1877. N
53O. A. M3CfAN01ON, an
ATTONEY AT LAW,
MILL practlee in all the Courts of this .
V and the a4loitnal parishes. Prompt g
atteation given to all mOines ontrasted to
hin. (One. above Gill's storl.)
April 7, 180. 34
J. I. TATLO , O
(Late of George & Taylor,)
Attorney aad Coanselor at Law,
MINDEN, WEBSTER PA., LA.
TWILL practice in all the Courts of the e
SState, and will give attention to ai
peals In Shreveport or Monore. Quick co
ltiouna and prompt remittances. Land O
matters given carebol attention.
Marsh 31, 1880.
J. b. TUIUURLE.
Atteraey ad Ceuseler at Law,
'ILL give prompt attention to all bnsi
Wne es entrusted to him In the parishes
of Union, Claiborne, Lincoln, Morehouse
and Ouachita, and the Supreme Court at
Mesroi. Special atteation given to sune-(
ceelneas and eollections.
May 7, 1879. 38:y
N06 L. MeCLE1NDON, 8t
Atteruey sud Coaaselor at Law, ,
W ILL practiee in all the Courts in 3rd
Judicial Diestrict, and the Supreme
(eors at Mourn.
Jamary 8, 18579. 2:y
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
WILL practice in the Courts of Clai- -
borne, Jackson, Rienville, Lincoln L
aid Untio, and in the Supreme Court at
Moaree. March 13, 1878-30:y
3DATTTOv I. MATES, (
ATTORNEY AT LAW, a
WI7LL practice in the Courts of Clai -
W borse, Bienville, Jackson, Union, J
aed Webster, sad the Supremo Court at
Aug. 93, Im77. 1:y
Dr. S. Y. WEBl, C
LOCAL OFFICE ....... MINDEN, LA.
W ILL visit HOMER the first week of
every month. Orders to the care of
Mr. Baraey McHenry will receive prompt
Mr. B. Melenry has the drug accounts ]
of Dr. Webb, and is his authorised agent.
Those indebted will please call and settle.
February 1S, 188. 8:y
3. B, COLEMAN,
W ILL atend promptly sad ecieantly
to all basiness his line. Chlarges
moderate. Residence 8 miles seotheast of
Homer, on Treton road. P. O., Homer.
Aug. 29, 1877. 1:y
C. m. nOOn1,s
House Sip, Carriage and a
Paper.aer sad ladter,
I OLICIT T PAT1OAOE OF THE
,lenes of my pseslensy, I rfer to thek a
mergts pemers for whlOm I ave workod
In Clahoerme pariL .
Teems reseaases, and work promptly
eso*tAed. C. . H OGBEi.
Apr~ll 1, 17. 3:y
Begisa4l Saae at iaLe that the
t* stad to seatheat enrur of the
slIe, les, ondett, . a .ltime and
allbnes. Oesdbaoes, Le cad_ Ieas
erbIa Cbirgm te ee smsPeadwiththe
W. C. MURRELL, Prepater,
3. . GIOLANID, Manager.
YALE a BOWLING,
Importers of and Wholesale Dealer In
DRY GOODS, NOTIONS, ,
17, 19 and Magsine Street, D
NEW ORLEANS, LA.
February 4, IM1. 964m 01
CRAB. N. EDWARDB A CO., W
(Sueesemo to Holloway & Edwards,)
Wholesale Dealers in W
No.19 MagesineStreet...New Oleans,La. Nt
February 4, 180. UA6Wm
HOBTER A FENNEL,
MANUFACTURERS of SADDLERY and d
m HARNESS, Agents for New York Belt
ing and Packing Co., Leather Belting, Lace Il
Leather-4 Magazine and 54 Canal streta,
New Orleans, La. Collar Factary 1.a and
140 Poydras street-Saddle Faceory 54 Ca
nas street. Febo4-. Fm
DO NOT FAIL TO SEND YOUR ORB- 01
WlWiaery sad Berlin Zephyr 01
to Rn E. ROSA RETNOIR, No.9
Chartres street, New Orleans.
Her Spring Stock, selected by her while
North, is the la t and most fashioahble ,,
in the city, and prices lower than those of
anr other first-las house.
t Goods cheerfully exchanged when
not entirel satisfetory.
r Berlin Zephyr at 10c. 97-6alm
J.D. DlmaenL . 0.eais,I.lnrmasmlth.
HAMMONDS, OADDIS & CO..
General Commission lerhbsnta,
65 and 67 Caroodelet Street,
NEW ORLEANS, LA. Ii
N. B.-Will make liberal advances and It
sell on consignment, (otton, Sugar, Nola 01
see, Rice, Tobacco. Wool, Grain, Live Stoek t
and Country Produce of all kinds. Having
favorable connections here and in the West a
for the purchase of supplies, all onlers will
receive strict attention, and the interest of d
patrons will be closely guarded in Price, a
Packing and Freight Contract.
Sept. 17, It79. 5:y f
a. J. HAU T O CO.. r
Importers aad Wholesale a
Grocers and Commission t
Stores 73, 75, 77 ad 79 Tchoupitoulas st.
Warehouses 93., 95,97 and 99 Tchoupitollua b
, street, New Orleans.
Aug. 90, e79. 1:7
s. W. BAWLIN5,
(Sacceesor to lawlins & Murrell,)
4oitan 9aclat and I
Bmnmmi iin ~ Aketchant,"
Ne. ss Umlom Street,
Nov. 98, 1877. 15:ly
L. C. Jurey, ". Gallis.
JUJE! * OmLLSs, I
COTTON FACTORS AND GENERAL t
Omee............... 194 Gravier Street,
NAW ORLEAN.V,, LA, I
Aug. 99. 1877. - 1:y t
John Chafe, Wm. II. Chair,
,t Christopher Chafe, Jr.
JOHN CHAFFS & SONS,
IOTT )N FACTORS AND GENERAL
C ;OMMISSION MERCHANTS,
Oce ................No.52 Union Street, I
NEW ORLEANS, LA.
Aug. 29, 1877. 1:y I
S JOHN HENBY O CO.,
ot Wholesale Dealers in
a Boots, Shoes, Brogans and I
Noe. 191, 193 and 195..... Common Street,
NEW ORLEANS, LA.
Aug. 22, 1877. 1
* HINDEN HOTEL.
HE traveling public and regular board
Ser will od this house as comfortable
- and well supplied as the resources and con
dition of the country will permit. The
charge Sare very reasonable. The Stage
d Stand s kept at this Hotel.
I have also attached to my hotel a new
and commodious Stable, well supplied with
provender and water, and a osd tler al
waye on bshand to attend to tok
The trasvoelIag pablle will do well to give
me aeall. A. J. REYNOLDS.
Whelesase Dsalor in
l Havana A Domestic Cigars,
Tobaeco, Pipes, Snauff,
We. SS Texas IStre,
-. * - • t" '
h KILO 3. PARER,,
Co. Levee ad Teas e., hev rt, La.
PrLete~et i~~e. Ir~~tl
A 1QUltT Fu mTHt uSMorLS "
aT aCr gasU . P.
Whom do becelk e s-when they diet
Where do the dae r? 5get1
Do their seols take eight to the realmsae on
Or to darkerrlee bolowt ? l
Old maids with theirlb and whims h
Climb up the goldeon staflr
Whre do old bachelors p wlth thetir eli
Sweet oeho mers, w ret
When ie this dreary world they skip,
Do they think of their ll-spent youthb m
Do they ever think of the ol bp
That never kisedt-i-a truth
No eurtain lectures, no little storm, 01
To bast ever them now and then, yi
No making up in ack others' arms,
To love, but to quarrel agan.
They live on earM in a negatve sate, is
n hamger ead thirst and sold; b
Ina state of unrest in the tide of lth, t
A poverty of the mul.
They eBll it bappien , beesee
TLey eoy Itied s itl- -e
For 'tie merely short au ioe of laws
That punlsh-and thf is blies. l
Old bachelors go to-well, wdie they die, U
We know where the beehelors go;
Old maids shall pile the embers h b
Far down in their quarter below.
"We might have beenmarried," they ry
And look up from the region dark, h
"Tbhe we could swing on res eloud
And ply a golden harp.
PRACTICAL-OR UTOPIAN? a
BY MARION HARLAND. ti
(Published by pormislon.] F
(CoNiuued from left west.) 5
"All aboard!" a
As the cars glided out of the a
lighted depot into the darner streets,
leading to the utter gloom of the
open country, two gentlemen seat-.
tied themselves into their seats with "
audible sighs of satisfaction. a
~"Homeward bound!" said the el- b
der, a man of fifty, bale in figure F
and face, although his hair was al. P
"For which let as be thankful!"
responded his companion, heartily. i
"This has been a long week to me,
although a busy one-longer than a
a fortnight would have been at
"You may blame the twin babies
for that," said the other, smiling in.
dulgently at his impatience.
"Bless them for it, you mean-the t'
boys and their mother. A man may
well be impatient to get back to
such treasures as mine." b
He was a finelooking fellow, man.
ly in every gesture and tone, six. i
aud.twenty years old, the son-in
law of the gentleman beside him,
and had been for a year his law. t
,,You are right. Emma is a good t
girl-a noble woman; her mother'd
own daughter for sense, discretion,
and warmth of heart. There is
nothing frivolous or shallow about
her. Let me see--the boys are al
most three months old, are they
,Just three months to-morrow.
It is marvellous what strength the
thought of them puts into my heart c
and arm. The cunning little rss
Sals! Emma writes that they gro
every day. She is sure they will
recogaise me on my return. I sopup
pore you experienced papas, who
have outlived the novelty of this I
sort of thing, amuse yourselves
vastly at our expense; but it pleases I
me to believe what she says. They
- are very bright, healthy in mind I
and body, as the ebildren of such a
mother should be. They and I are
blessed beyond comparison in bay.
Sing her for the angel in our bose.
Should it please GoD to spare our
The sentence rested on the shock.
t, ed air, inoomplete, never to be an.
isbed. One terrifio jarl-a crasb.
ing, and splintering, and reeling,
anso awful sense of falling down,
down, through utter darkness, over
I- and over, then a blow that ended
e everything - surprise, consterna
tion, tearful questioning-in blank,
e black silence.
When the debris of the telesoop.
ed ears was eleared away, the two
. me were fond lyin, as they had
Ssatsidehbyide. Theyouubr wu
'dead. TI elder moved a r
- d a he wa lifted htom tha ruek.
Papers upou their person establib.
ed their ideontity beyond i doub.
Earluy nest mornigt a telegra
, ase brought into a pretty dreing
room, where the hine, peerlg
thsrogh the vine-kleaves aout the
window, mad4e dnin shadows on
a, the Soor, la , u rad Md
nla a OChia bath, set li the middle
Sof the hambedr. In tbi splahd
Sand crowed two baby-boYs, one bahld
by the mother, the other by the
grandmother, and between thees
knelt two younger women-all hur
in delighted4 worship of the tiny
- eberahbe. Therew a breathles
husbes the yteeage of the party
Ssprm ep to selia the euvelpe, ad
tore itolpen. _ .
Cbll0feiF' Mid the misve
" Ivedrf* Orins MUls Eseases. de
PhilM alwr aedip -u . Besa bi
Will be anw ea iast rmraei.' bit
In this ghastly hap esme ds
maser to the longesompt hosehold. to
Life and the world bhad dealt be. wi
niguly sad boustifully with them E
heretofore, that they had lesessibly ab
learned to look upon their poss he
ilon of health, love and happiness a
a assured for years and ears to go
come. Emma's marriage bad re- o
moved her from them but a consle w
blocks, and all concarred in the up
opinion that tbie was a charmiog an
variety opon their former estate. TI
"How did we ever get along with. lo
out Fred's and Bmmea house to re Ina
intot It is as good as having two It
homes,' the girls often said among sm
When tie twins seame-beelsg th
healthy boys-the exitement and D
joy in one bones equalled that in is
the other. It seemed now, inded, he
that they could ask nothing more of mi
Heaven; that the brimming cup of ly
bliss was mantled all over with If
rosee.leaves. And when "Papa and lit
Fred" were obliged to be absent H
from their homes for a week, in at- s
tendance upon the doings of a court
a hundred miles away, Emma and so
her babes were transferred with a
much ceremony and rejolelng to her g
mother's eare; give up to the pe he
ting and admiration of the deatlg tb
anUtles without reservation, beyond at
Fred's earnest entreaty that they
would not kiss the boys away to a
skeletons before he returned, and th
a threat to have them protected by ao
copper sheathing from the fate of
8t. Peter's brazen toe. PC
Dear Fred! the merry, handsome, tb
stalwart brother, their only one,- as
who was never to jest with them tb
again; never agsin to hold wife and al
babes in hib embrace. Imogen and wl
Blanche mourned for him only less t,
passionately than did she who had em
proudly and gladly borne his name. wi
Poor wifel she was denied the sat dl
isfaction of hearing that her name
bhad been the last in bhis thoughts li
and speech; that the loyal heart had be
never beat more lovingly for her m
than in its latest throbbing; for in
weeks passed before Mr. Hiller s
could speak at all, and then the ti
disjointed utterances of the palsied
tongue told nothing beyond the ul
terrible fact that the brain had sns. a
tained serious, it might be irrepara- si
ble, damage. A paralytic cripple be
he would remain until the day of ti
his death, although this half.lite w
might be prolonged for years, pro- t
nounced the best medical authori. d
ties in the land, summoned without t
regard to distance or expense, by ti
the aonized wife. Is
8tricken, smitten of GooD, and
afflicted, the four women sat them b
down together in the mother's ei
room, a month after the double be b
reavement, and took mournful but b
deliberate coonsel together. Their b
sair were not at a desperate pass,
as they already knew. There was u
the house in which they lived, free g
of mortgage, which would bring at a
least thirty thousand dollars in the a
market; ten thousand dollars in o
bank stocks and other securities- -
solid, paying investments, and five t
thousand dollars' worth of real eas
tate-chiefly unimproved lots in a t
growing part of the city, that
might be very valuable in time, if I
they could be held and the tales a
paid. Fred had invested four thou.
sand dollars in the latter kind of t
, property, and his life was lnsured ;
or ten tbouad more. If Emma t
were to sell everything-furniture, 1
r lots and all-bhe would have Just I
seventeen touosand dollars with
whclh to support herself, to rear a
and edoate her boys. By living
upon the interest of the life-issar.
asoe ftnd, and paying taxes on the i
realestate for some ears, she
r might double the little fortune be- I
questhed to her, without reserve,
by her husband's will.
"1 sbhall not toch a eat of it, if
I ea help it," she said, in sa d i
olslon. "It shall be the tater's
provision for his sons. They will
Sneed it all, in order toeducate them.
selve as be would have wlhed.
For the present I hal work fher
them and myself. Ye foamew thisn
asd a amother. I thak GOD
us to meet it I
S"AmeaP aid herw siaters, fervent
I. -Dkais the day-eoi uch,
5 erker than we ever dreemd it I
Swoaold be added Ioasp, terfhllt i
Syet tryi1g to mile, "we have m I
dto be thakfibfr. We re w i
Swe know bhow to n d there I
d rd' sto work fer?
d "Papa nd the bbie"eP Eve ,
i the feed wife did not essnt th
Us ds..ssatla. Th hale getlemea
Swhose half-eatury o bheet, tem. I
y peota life had not owed bhi had
-. menof Imelas, the whreo sel
were more respected h his lw.
eltisuas, warn a tm loa timid
e. ehld, whbo wept If his m wese
delayd emn mieute, or his wise, his a
litbful, leder mares, were eot f of
his Aight for ou hoer. o
"Utterly pabl of aýtted wiu
to the simplest mattsers u o
with his hIeels" eaeied ap
Everybody, hoverog, harp-r, I
about the h bes wreek. "Why, a
he couldn't count one hundred to W
cave his life. Of course, they will ty
geta certilcate of laumny from the p
court, and sll the hoses, lots, and
whatever the ecan realiseanything
upon; put mal they have together, I I
ad alive a prudently as posible. aI
The girls ought to marry bere a
long. They are pretty aud popular, pl
in spite of their Ittle eentrelols. e
It lo't to besxpected that they will
make brilliast matabes new, of
eourse bat they must brio down 4
their umbition to a leavbi erl. pl
Beggars men't be chocoses. It w
is unfortunate that poor Mr.0orwin P
has those two ebldre. Bu they w
may not live. Twins are more like
ly to die than othorbr bls. And t
it they shIuf'bi takes, she'll be a
likely to pick up another buaad. p
Her little property would be a aon w
sideration to some men."
Even the true fend of the 6
eorryltried bully wished sincerely u
and aloud that "eh of tho dear
giri ad a hubeand to take esre of
e recommended them warmly to t4
the compsloual sad favorbie
uotie o their bO hdr rsealut.s
aesw, and devised pious planof
mateh eklsg bI hr e ief ew a
the aov ene of their altered lH
'The wort part of it al was that a
poor Emma was encou bered with a
the ohildrem, who would be more t
and more expensive every year, ad ti
that poor dear Mr. Biller would oe I
a helpless Imbecile all hislife. And a
what a mistake in them to rem to
treat him as ouch, and have hbim
examined by a commlaion who a
would give his family the right to p
dispose of bie property o
If t BRuler of the intellects and a
lives of men bad hearkened to thesoe
benevolent economiste, the crippled a
man and the brace of "onabrtunste a
infants would have boee takes
speedily and comfortably oat of a
thib prOot evil world.
k"TLhak eavefor the babiedP
attered Blanche, throwiag her arms a
about Emma's waist. "You darling a
inaterl I bles you for them every a
hour. What should we have don t
through all these last fearful week t
without them-and yop Tomuch
their weeny teenty patrimonyl In.
deed you ball not And more than
that, well make it a big one by the I
time they are ready to eater eel. I
e mother, as chief counsellor,
bad her plan ready for that colssid
eratioo. The bone-a large do
ble one-was still to be ousopid
by them. The front parlor was to
be oed for the millinery depart
meot, and put entirely under
Blancheo's care. In the back,o.
gen should bold sway; and a small
or apartment in the rtar of the ball
a should be the Itting and trying ou
hobamber. The library scroes the
h ball, adjolning the dininglrm, was 4
Stobe the family parlor. In every
other part of the houe things wer I
Sto remia eiuaungpd.
t "Who deserves to live mes com
f fortably and luzuriouly, to rot in
Ssoft chairs and loop pou lasti
-matresses, to have generous food
t served elanutly to tempt the ap
I petite sd trengthe the body,
tbha ahe who parebhse all thee
with her own todll id the strange
t logician whose daughter wre too
I used to her "queer netlodto be
r startled by them. "I do ot may
Sthat you will make money e or
aonce. 1 do contend thatvn
Srsnat, booukkaper'sand wiawowea'
Swages, as you will do, you ought to
be able to clear your busine and
, ersonal expeose the frst year-If
nothing mo." -
I "If the castomers come," a
Sgested Eam .
s Mr. Hiller nodded asideutly.
II "Tb will come In the btginlalng,
Sout of arlsity sd the ove dof noa
tlu the Bilether odd fanelese
, able oeodltlee-ded ianto th
nrSealmu of aaeottuew kbese tha
elalted tq the aee uwnsl .lh
go ufa advortleeot to ao 't
t hat h "Mlisus Bilier weold ope
a o Tdueday thel t i t at a
a their aithens reedease on
aM as mnUs.hmen t and
4 t-emteilvo -as their
t v emtrle tos ·en."
•* The eadde mlataeele of bee.
Smoth ln at a rllw.rqalt , hone .
e 8lme hie mdight osenta ouee mm.
motlu among t esabsbtws thsee
Sasevailed in the "hbe
of the ely whos the
aid the w ees.- s aos
wlth th lower elan- d fai
ty with their mods thought and
pameal hitery, ameuteg to .
Ile iMtat as their gleggep
and habis and mremessry views of
lite su bold odling t as albme
sed U d of CIIET (tlb il
espitaI _ l s nk , e- o
11682%, Mr. Printed) sem M
oeo aquel, and thet a aurlp
"Be It eer' eaem sesdrp
Everybody, i th eal. of sdler
r. "U as the ler girls
to lak to the level of me
workiagwom0; to fy tthe tn of
Provideee that would, i they
were more reasoable and eams.
timeatal, endow them with pprt
to th amount o at leMast *t t-.
sand dolla-rs~itl it
poor Mrs. Corwia's ben ,
with the aetain prmpeat od eam
themsad mee at pear Mr. BHlUter
death-I th r t a stead tof
aid ivig Ilesdlaes I the hers
to whih they were bor, i
to th pria ples that couteel rened
8OCIETY-to delve and plas ad
seoumulate, let them be r sesganed
Mrtbwitb e kerer--tnUtmhe
ad aotrlb eadl We, tw
leueo o IETIY, tae to te
tulitos of oar esu ad alk ea
aot mso deetasly and digiidly
ezelded them ýem oa r
tha by pawoliug a" paging
ths m dreeaar a"d m ls o
They have ezustem sot te. Ths
we, beinlg eaudd eve where our
enemies are e oered, will admit.
They have als, tlI rand eeru,
and amoelatlu with US Ino tihe
p , has giveo them at o ies
our style and eeds. Wbile we do
not bdge an ud e ihm ar ubllef
Sad precept that thy should have
starved geeteelly lived oa bread
and tea, dyed sad turned a ed ter.
wise rejuvenated their MLead' east
of dressea hivered over plaeed.a
grates In wintser and sp sg upean
oblgilg aOeqalutae a is o mer
sIeaoner tho thas degrade them.
selves a " theiremasa dr the
Seot p e their Leek with
I the dell e the markets, ad
Itbeir pride by Indulging in prple
adI a nelinen, in daaik d ad nt
out-glass, I BrIsrs sad s sta
I wee--ouelodd breatlem very
I body,' 'a the ststi i a they
have Im t It efre us.'
(n be elsuea@ed.)
Twe~~ arkle Celerd se.
i The re in Kalamuo at pras
oueat two very remarkable ado
individuals. The most remarkable
r one is from Paw Paw. He an
take aony ordinary plea of paper
ud after rb l It in his hnd
w tln, brme tk pon It ad seat
t on ire. This so humbug but
Sleso aetual fot. Mr. David Fiph
Ser the worthb elerk of the vl
sebat oard, ba had aonde ab
bs bees that kept bin i Paw Paw
the past ear. He beard of th
Ifellow sad ad west to eN him
the "aa t k,' s be pposed
P It to be. The boy tha
there was o trik about it sad
that he was unable to aeeount for
Mr. Fisher, not beingl ems ed,
Swent to the fellow's house u the
e lght, got hi ouet of bed, made
b bi wash hi bad dead arms, th
7 swabbed out his meethgave him a
drink of water, ad him o eo
with t she sow. The ealst ya
0 bkbrog -for tho purpos) wn s
that thear orduaty ewpaper
Tnd Individual is a oung
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